Wolfie, I looked this up because I'd used that tart cherry concentrate before, but I wasn't sure what the active was in the cherries... what was giving relief.
Turns out its got salicyclic acid in it, which is that same stuff that aspirin is made of. Interesting bit of trivia to share.... also good to know in the off chance someone is sensitive to salicyclates.
: ) Mzzchief
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General Description: Tart cherries are a variety of cherries. They are also sometimes called sour cherries. A popular food in Europe and Russia, these cherries are often used in cooking or making syrups. Tart cherry juice is a powerful source of antioxidants, including flavonoids and anthocyanins. Tart cherry is known for promoting joint health, but it also delivers free radical protection for the entire body, in particular the cardiovascular system.
Beverage – Also known as sour cherries, tart cherries can be used for cooking while tart cherry juice is a drink that is a natural source of antioxidants.
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